Realistic Paper Flower Tutorial Roundup

Realistic Paper Flower Tutorial Roundup | DIY your wedding bouquet with these elegant paper flowers!

In my quest to create my own DIY paper flower bouquet, I’ve scoured the internet for the ideal realistic paper flower tutorial. In a perfect world, there would be one that already exists, for the exact bouquet I want to make. But, of course, this isn’t the case.

Instead, I’ve been looking at a lot of different paper flower tutorials. There are some that use origami paper, and while they’re beautiful in their own right, its not the aesthetic I’m going for. So, the following tutorials are for realistic paper flowers, and involve mostly crepe paper and tissue paper.

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DIY Silk Flower Bouquet Guide

How to make a DIY Silk Flower Bouquet - The tools, techniques and inspiration you need to make your own, long-lasting wedding bouquet!

So, FH and I have decided to do what we’ve always wanted and elope. No fuss, no muss, just…well….us (and an officiant). Of course, I still want to have a nice looking bouquet for this event, and in all likelihood, there will be some sort of reception later in the year, which will necessitate yet another bouquet. I’m far too frugal and budget-conscious to justify purchasing two bouquets, so DIY silk flower bouquets seem like the way to go.

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11 Dreamy Emerald Engagement Rings Under $1000

Dreamy Emerald Engagement Rings Under $1000

Alternative gemstone engagement rings can be so striking and elegant – and emerald engagement rings seem to add even more allure. They’re often quirky and have a little something unique going on for them. That’s not to say that diamond rings aren’t beautiful – I just have a soft sport for something a little more whimsical.

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Picking the Dress: A Kleinfeld Bridal Review

An Honest Kleinfeld Bridal Review

Picking the dress is a pretty important part of the whole wedding experience, and every bride wants the opportunity to pick the best dress at the best bridal boutique. Well, my Best Friend In The Entire World (who just got engaged!) was lucky enough to snag an appointment at Kleinfeld Bridal for her dress, and so I was lucky enough to be able to participate in the experience. I thought I’d write a quick Kleinfeld Bridal review for anyone thinking about snagging a dress there.

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